UPDATE — 5:43pm ET — CHRIS BOSH TO SIGN MAX DEAL WITH HEAT
According to Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, Chris Bosh will sign the Miami Heat’s five-year, $118 million contract.
GET THAT MONEY CHRIS
UPDATE — 5:42pm ET — HEAT PUSHING TO KEEP WADE
UPDATE — 5:33pm ET — HEAT OFFER CHRIS BOSH MAX CONTRACT
The Miami Heat have extended a maximum-salary, five-year contract to free agent forward Chris Bosh. Bosh had recently been made an offer by the Houston Rockets, thought to be a four-year maximum contract.
UPDATE — 2:46pm ET — JEREMY LIN TO LAKERS
Well, this news day certainly picked up fast. The Houston Rockets and Los Angeles Lakers are making moves.
The Rockets have a ticking clock in their race to offload enough salary to sign Chris Bosh, who surely wants out of Miami now.
UPDATE — 2:35pm ET — LEBRON FALLOUT CONTINUES
CBS Sports’ Gregg Doyel has penned a terrific piece regarding LeBron James’ decision to return home to Cleveland.
UPDATE — 12:47pm ET — BOSH TO HOUSTON INEVITABLE?
Over the last few days, fellow free agent Chris Bosh reportedly came to the conclusion that should LeBron leave the Heat, he would sign Houston’s contract offer. With all that has come to pass this morning, Bosh’s exit is surely all the more likely to happen.
BREAKING NEWS — 12:26PM ET — LEBRON JAMES RETURNS TO CLEVELAND CAVALIERS
The decision we have all been waiting for — LeBron James has announced via a Sports Illustrated essay his decision to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers after four years with the Miami Heat.
UPDATE — 12:10PM ET — LEBRON WANTS TO SAVE CLEVELAND?
Yahoo Sports columnist Dan Wetzel has a short update on what LeBron may be thinking and an insight into why the decision may be a question of head versus heart.
UPDATE — 11:30AM ET — CALM BEFORE THE STORM?
Not much in the way of concrete news this morning, perhaps the quiet period before one of the key free agents finally makes a decision? Adrian Wojnorawski has this interesting nugget regarding Dwyane Wade’s state of mind:
OVERNIGHT UPDATE — RUMOR AND SPECULATION ABOUND
The rumor mill never stops. Reports surfaced several days ago Carmelo Anthony had come to a decision to return to the Knicks. Then reports broke that neither Phil Jackson nor any in the Knicks hierarchy have been informed of a decision. According to several reports – see this from NBC Sports – Melo is still very high on the Chicago Bulls. Stay tuned.
Isaiah Thomas is visiting with the Phoenix Suns in a move sure to send a few ripples through the league. AZC Sports’ Paul Coro broke the news.
In non-free agency news, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is creating quite the buzz in court
, calling his wife a ‘pig’ and the NBA the worst corporation in America. He also railed on several judges, prosecutors and medical experts.